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Rendition of the dam
|Official name||Imboulou Dam|
|Location||Between the Plateaux Department and the Pool Department|
|Construction cost||170 billion FCFA (340 M$)|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Gravity, roller-compacted concrete/Earthen embankment|
|Height||32.5 m (107 ft)|
|Length||Gravity dam: 310 m (1,020 ft)
Earthen dam: 270 m (886 ft)
Total:580 m (1,903 ft)
|Spillway capacity||1,200 m3/s (42,000 cu ft/s)|
|Total capacity||584,000,000 m3 (473,000 acre·ft)|
|Turbines||4 x 30 MW (40,000 hp) Kaplan turbines|
|Installed capacity||120 MW (160,000 hp)|
|Annual generation||876×106 kWh (3.15×109 MJ)|
The Imboulou Dam is a dam on the Léfini River, near Ngabé, Ngabe District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo, about 300 kilometers north of Brazzaville. It was inaugurated by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso on the 7th of May 2011.
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- (French) « Énergie électrique : le barrage d'Imboulou entre en production », Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, 05-09-2011.
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